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Discovery Horseback Tours

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Address: | Mata De Platano, Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8838 7550

Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a...

Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" in the Trip Advisor awards 2011,2012 and 2013. If you want an unforgettable tour (tours duration ranges from 2.5 hours up to a full day, or a full week!) through the rain forest, on the beach or into the mountains Discovery Horse Tours are total equine professionals. Renowned for making sure the horses as well as the clients have a fabulous time they are "so much more" than just a horse tour! Specializing in small groups of no more than 8 people (4 on the beach)your tour will always feel personal. Located on a stunning 1500 acre private rain forest reserve, you will share the trails with no one but the wildlife. You will LOVE the horses who are safe, fun and most importantly happy and incredibly well cared for. Ride through pristine rain forest to the secret spring fed waterfall, or gallop along the deserted beaches. If you are on Honeymoon check our website for details on your private rain forest adventure with champagne and a private mud bath. No experience necessary. Beginners will feel secure,confident and in control. Experienced riders can enjoy the thrill of galloping our fit and healthy horses across the open hay fields. Consistently described as "The highlight of our trip to Costa Rica". Famous for the love of their animals, customer care and attention to detail; you will love your time with Discovery Horse Tours! All our horses are trained using Parelli Natural horsemanship, they are treated with respect, dignity and love, we take our time to match clients with the right horse making sure they have a wonderful time.

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Amazing horseback-riding in the Jungle

I had an amazing day with Andrea. The location is just amazing and the horses very well taken care of. I highly recommend this tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an amazing day with Andrea. The location is just amazing and the horses very well taken care of. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank olelam2000
Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I had an amazing ride out into the jungle and a pristine waterfall. Andrea's depth of horse knowledge and love shined through as her horses were so giving, calm and most importantly happy. I was told about all the jungle facts and had a truly wonderful canter and magical dip in the natural waterfall pool. Andrea was so generous and... More 

Thank Alexandra S
Columbus Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

My girlfriends and I took the waterfall tour and it was the highlight of our stay. Andrea and Chris obviously enjoy what they do and love love LOVE their beautiful horses. And their horses love showing off their beautiful countryside, too!

Thank Barracuda069
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a decent horse riding around Jaco and found this small family business on lonely planet. Booked and then went there with my bf who had no experience at all. Andrea was amazing, caring, patient and just passionate about her horses and CR really... Loved it. Fun, relax and such a wonderful experience. My bf really loved... More 

Thank Lilyie
Sea Bright, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

My of two friends and I booked a morning ride during our girls week in Playa Hermosa. From the start everything was perfect. Andrea and Chris are such a wonderful, loving couple, it shows in the way they are with each other and their animals. I have been riding horses my whole life and even had 2 growing up, but... More 

Thank kkelley22
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

A co-worker recommended Discovery Horseback Tours to me & I couldn't be happier & more grateful that I listened to her. Andrea and Chris run an amazing operation set in the rainforests of Jaco, Costa Rica. It didn't take me very long to see their love of the horses, everything from how they were cared for to Andreas attentiveness of... More 

Thank flipgirl8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

You'd be hard pressed to find a horseback break worldwide to beat this - run by a lovely couple, set in a place surrounded by beautiful jungle & stunning beaches, gorgeous horses whose well being is precious. My 15 year old daughter and I did half a week as part of our family holiday travelling around Costa Rica with my... More 

Thank Katie D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place- a real hidden gem. It might take a little while to find the starting point but you will be so glad you did. The staff, a husband and wife team, are so knowledgable and have the most amazing ethos on how to train and look after horses. The horses, many of whom have been rescued, are... More 

Thank tturnham
Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I would highly recommend Discovery Horseback Tours for all levels of riders without exception. I have been riding all my life and the first thing I look for when I go on a horseback tour is the way the horses are cared for. Andrea and Chris have the utmost concern and care of their four-legged friends top of mind at... More 

Thank lkrause4444
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

My husband and I joined Andrea and Chris for a week-long horse tour of Costa Rica. It was probably the best wedding-related decision that we made! From the moment we arrived in Costa Rica, (tired and exhausted from the wedding), everything was planned and taken care of; we were given a stress-free vacation that was incredibly educational, exhilarating, and entertaining.... More 

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